Manufacturing Technician - HID 5573

Manufacturing Engineering Technician - HID 5573






HID Global, EMEA Fulfilment is seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Technician to work amongst our Production Team. The Manufacturing Engineering Technician will work in HID's Production space collocated with our partner's Shannon, Ireland facility. The Manufacturing Engineer Technician is responsible for providing a world class level of service to the Fulfillment Operations, while ensuring the Companies standards around Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost are upheld. The Technician will have an excellent knowledge base of lean manufacturing principles and prior continuous improvement experience. This coupled with a 'can do' attitude allows them to engage the team and implement strategic changes to better enable the department in an ever changing business environment.  


Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

Responsible for all production equipment on site, ensuring products have built-in quality, maximizing machine uptime as well as championing preventative maintenance. 

• Leading machine repairs, including diagnosing through effective root cause analysis and implementing containment and corrective actions where appropriate.  

• Taking responsibility for process controls and use appropriate documentation to reflect any changes or improvements as well as training them out to the team. 

• Has the ability to identify areas of improvement, specifically on department process. Needs to be able to engage a team and manage the projects to a satisfactory conclusion, presenting the quantifiable improvements.  

• Proactively escalate potential issues in order to minimize safety, quality, delivery issues and operational inefficiencies. 

• Establish and maintain strong relationships with the global manufacturing team.  

• Act as the departments lead for the engagement and integration of new product introduction (NPI) into the fulfillment center.  

• Take a prominent role in new capital equipment acceptance to support capacity improvements or new product launches.  

• Able to look at the department from a strategic stand point and work towards long term departmental goals on top of daily operations.  

• To be an ambassador for lean manufacturing principles as well as developing a culture of 'standard work'. 

• Maintain compliance to all Site policies and procedures (in particular Health & Safety and Quality)  


Personal Competencies: 

• A highly motivated and driven individual, who is able to engage and change behaviors to implement best practices and drive continuous improvement.  

• Is customer focused (both internal and external) and has a desire to provide the customer with high quality products, on time, every time.  

• Able to look at problems and quickly identify the root cause, containment and corrective actions.  

• Able to input, retrieve and analyse data in an efficient way to show problem areas and monitor while facilitating or leading the improvements.  

• Able to give and receive feedback in a proactive way to better the performance of themselves, the team and the company.  

• Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities (both important and urgent), escalating any conflicts clearly and quickly.


Qualifications / Experience, Knowledge & Skills Requirements: 

• B.Sc education in an Engineering discipline or equivalent 

• Minimum 2 years' experience in a Production environment is required 

• Background of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical production machinery is essential. 

• Experience in 'lean' methodology is required, inc. Process Mapping, 5S etc. 

• Familiar with Oracle R12 ERP or similar ERP systems 

• Familiar with Agile PLM or similar PLM systems 

• Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. 

• Candidate may be subject to additional background checks and training consistent with HID's partner's employment policies and procedures.  


Language Skills: 

• Ability to effectively communicate in the English language verbally and in writing. 

• Ability to read and interpret technical journals, specs, international technical standards, etc.  


 Work Requirements: 

• Must be legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

• Role may require travel throughout EMEA, NA and APAC regions, as required by the Business, so the successful candidate must have, or can obtain, a valid passport with no restrictions. 

• Candidate may be subject to additional background checks and training consistent with HID's partner's employment policies and procedures.  



Final Application Date:  20th March 2019
HID Global is an equal opportunities employer  


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. Our trusted identity solutions give people secure and convenient access to physical and digital places and connect things that can be accurately identified, verified and tracked digitally. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.   




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